||Those blue/green droppings indicate that some idiot poisoned this rat.
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Another Case of Rat Poisoning - I can completely understand the wrath you feel when you see a rat in your house. They are disgusting to most people and can spread around harmful diseases. I understand that part too. To deal with the unwelcome arrival of these intruders, many people resort to feed them with rat poison. Although effective, the unfortunate drawback to using poison is ending up with dead rat bodies in the walls, attics and many other uncomfortable spaces. Soon a stench will start to permeate the air and it may be difficult to find out just where all of those rats went to their final resting ground. Not to mention the worry for diseases spread by dead rats as well from their feces and urine as well as their bodies.
As you might be able to see in the picture here, the rat droppings scattered around the carcass are bright blue, clearly indicating that it fed on poison laid down by the homeowners inside the attic, which is where it ended up dying. The common rat poison available at Wal-Mart matches the rat droppings I saw around the rat and was the exact same color.
It is a good idea to call out a professional to get rid of the rat bodies; however, if this is something you wish to do on your own then make sure you are completely prepared with the right protective equipment (gloves, mask, containers and so forth). Search areas that are dark, such as the attic, for the animals – let your nose help guide you. Once you have located the bodies, they will need to be disposed of properly and the area thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Next step is to take precautionary methods to prevent more rats from getting in such as sealing up holes and cracks that make it easy for other rats to find a home in your home.
AAAnimal Control is a privately owned wildlife removal and pest control business, located in Orlando Florida. I deal strictly with wild animals including ones that have died inside houses. I am not an extermination company, but a critter removal
and control specialist. The above photos are some of the many that I've taken in the field over my years of work. Please email me if
you have any questions about the above photographs, or any questions about
wildlife problems or dead animal removal issues.